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Pokémon GO's new season, Timeless Travels, begins December 1st - details for other upcoming events in December also announced

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Niantic has released details on Pokémon GO's newest season: Timeless Travels, which begins this Friday on December 1st at 10:00am local time, running through to March 1st, 2024, at 10:00am local time. Alongside this announcement, we also have details on a number of activities, bonuses, and events that will be running in-game in the month of December in conjunction with this new season.

Seasonal bonuses for all trainers
The following bonuses will be active throughout the Timeless Travels season:
  • Trainers level 31 and above will receive one guaranteed Candy XL when trading Pokémon
  • Trainers level 31 and above will have a higher chance to receive Rare Candy XL from in-person five-star raids
  • Trainers will receive one additional Candy when trading Pokémon
  • Trainers will receive increased XP for a seven-day PokéStop spin streak
  • Trainers will receive increased XP and Stardust for a seven-day Pokémon catch streak
New Themed stickers are available
Trainers can get season-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

GO Battle League: Adventures Abound
The Adventures update for the GO Battle League has also begun. Our round-up of this new season will be posted later today.

Timeless Travels: Eggs-pedition Access
At the start of each month during the Timeless Travels season, Trainers will be able to purchase access to a new ticketed experience which includes both bonuses, and Timed Research featuring Pokémon from the Hisui region.

All Pokémon listed below with a ⁂ next to their name can also be encountered in their Shiny variants.

Pokémon GO debuts
Throughout the course of this Season, a number of Pokémon from the Hisui region, the setting of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, will be making their Pokémon GO debuts. The first of these will be the Formidable Pokémon, Hisuian Samurott, which will make its debut as part of the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day this weekend on December 3rd.

Wild Pokémon
With the start of this new Season, a range of different Pokémon will now be appearing in different areas across the world:
  • Cities
    • Vulpix ⁂
    • Ampharos ⁂
    • Sneasel ⁂
    • Zigzagoon ⁂
    • Trubbish ⁂
    • Klink ⁂
    • Nymble
    • And more
  • Forests
    • Parasect
    • Alolan Exeggutor ⁂
    • Scyther ⁂
    • Combee ⁂
    • Dwebble ⁂
    • Passimian
    • Smoliv
    • And more
  • Mountains
    • Alolan Geodude ⁂
    • Rhyhorn ⁂
    • Larvitar ⁂
    • Sableye ⁂
    • Bronzor ⁂
    • Roggenrola ⁂
    • Drilbur ⁂
    • And more
  • Beach and Water
    • Alolan Dugtrio
    • Shellder ⁂
    • Paldean Wooper ⁂
    • Lotad ⁂
    • Corphish ⁂
    • Clamperl ⁂
    • Goomy ⁂
    • And more
  • Northern Hemisphere
    • Beldum ⁂
    • Pidove ⁂
    • Foongus ⁂
    • Deerling (Winter)
    • Chespin ⁂
    • Fennekin ⁂
    • Froakie ⁂
    • And more
  • Southern Hemisphere
    • Treecko ⁂
    • Torchic ⁂
    • Mudkip ⁂
    • Shroomish ⁂
    • Starly ⁂
    • Gible ⁂
    • Deerling (Summer)
    • And more
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season:
  • 2km Eggs
    • Pichu ⁂
    • Tyrogue ⁂
    • Smoochum ⁂
    • Togepi ⁂
    • Smoliv
    • And more
  • 5km Eggs
    • Elekid ⁂
    • Magby ⁂
    • Sprigatito
    • Fuecoco
    • Quaxly
    • Pawmi
    • And more
  • 7km Eggs
    • Alolan Sandshrew ⁂
    • Alolan Geodude ⁂
    • Alolan Grimer ⁂
    • Paldean Wooper ⁂
    • And more
  • 10km Eggs
    • Dratini ⁂
    • Beldum ⁂
    • Carbink
    • Frigibax
    • And more
  • 5km Eggs (Adventure Sync)
    • Cleffa ⁂
    • Riolu ⁂
    • Tirtouga ⁂
    • Archen ⁂
    • And more
  • 10km Eggs (Adventure Sync)
    • Bagon ⁂
    • Deino ⁂
    • Goomy ⁂
    • Rockruff ⁂
    • And more
Research Breakthrough encounters
After completing Field Research tasks, Trainers will be able to unlock Research Breakthrough encounters with one of the following Pokémon:
  • Lapras ⁂
  • Galarian Weezing ⁂
  • Galarian Mr. Mime ⁂
  • Furfrou ⁂
  • Goomy ⁂
  • Jangmo-o
December's Featured Pokémon, Encounters, and Raids
The following activities and events will be available in-game during the month of December.

Featured Pokémon and Shiny debuts
Vanillite will be the featured Pokémon for the December content update. Shiny Vanillite will also make its Pokémon GO debut during this month.

Spotlight Hours Infographic
Pokémon Spotlight Hours

A different Pokémon and special bonus will be featured every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm local time:
  • December 5th: Feebas ⁂ | 2× Catch Candy
  • December 12th: Seel ⁂ | 2× Transfer Candy
  • December 19th: Snorunt ⁂ | 2× Evolution XP
  • December 26th: Vanillite ⁂ (Shiny debut) | 2× Catch Stardust
Raid Hours and Shadow Raids Infographic

Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00am local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Raid Hours
The following Pokémon will be featured in a Raid Hour event on every Wednesday from 6:00pm to 7:00pm local time:
  • December 6th: Reshiram ⁂
  • December 13th: Zekrom ⁂
  • December 20th: Kyurem ⁂
  • December 27th: Regigigas ⁂
Shadow Raids
Shadow Zapdos will appear in Shadow Raids during weekends in December.

Five-Star and Mega Raids Infographic
Featured Five-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in five-star raids:
  • December 1st to 9th: Reshiram ⁂
  • December 9th to 16th: Zekrom ⁂
  • December 16th to 23th: Kyurem ⁂
  • December 23th to 31st: Regigigas ⁂
Mega Raids
The following Mega-Evolved Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids:
  • December 1st to 9th: Mega Scizor ⁂
  • December 9th to 16th: Mega Altaria ⁂
  • December 16th to 23th: Mega Abomasnow ⁂
  • December 23th to 31st: Mega Glalie ⁂
December Events Infographic
Other upcoming events in December

The following are events that will be held in the month of December:
  • Hisuian Samurott Raid Day will run on December 3rd, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Along the Routes will run from December 5th at 10:00am, to December 8th at 8:00am
  • Catch Mastery: Ice will run on December 9th, from 10:00am to 8:00pm
  • Adamant Time will run from December 11th at 10:00am, to December 15th at 8:00pm
  • December Community Day will run on December 16th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, and December 17th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Winter Holiday Part 1 will run from December 18th at 10:00am, to December 25th at 10:00am
  • Wyrdeer Raid Day will run on December 23th, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Winter Wonderland will run from December 23th at 10:00am, to December 24th at 8:00pm
  • Winter Holiday Part 2 will run on December 25th at 10:00am, to December 31st at 8:00pm
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